Winter Vest

The Big ChillIts a rare occasion to actually need cozy layers in California. I find myself wishing for more stormy, rainy days every year around this time just so I can get my fill of winter dressing. And its even more of a tease when you find something amazing to bundle up in. I finally got my chance recently when digits dipped below the 60s. I know I know, that’s hardly considered cold, but for me it is. I’m a complete and utter baby when it comes to a chill in the air. The first thing I reached for the other morning was a puffy vest I scored at Nordstrom, the perfect outwear piece for a West Coast winter. Over the past week or so I’ve done just about everything but sleep in it. Morning walks, daytime errands, Christmas shopping and trips to the beach. I love that it has a slightly longer shape making it easier to layer with knits.

Eileen Fisher Techno vest, Paige jeans, Greylin sweater (similar), Saint Laurent aviators and bag, Tibi boots (similar), Joie tee. Continue reading

Fair Isle

Fair IsleNormally the only time you’d find me in a Christmas knit is en route to an ugly xmas sweater party. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve got loads of spirit and I’m usually the first to hang up a little mistletoe but for some reason I’ve never been able to take Holiday wear seriously. However I broke my rules this year when I came across this white, gray and black fair isle sweater at Old Navy. Continue reading